TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey appeals court ruled earlier this month that a law firm can represent itself in a malpractice case in which a former client claims she lost a $102 million child-abuse verdict on appeal over its allegedly bad advice.
Major plaintiffs firms that snagged states as opioid clients have been shut out of settlement talks by judge
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Recognizing the growing conflict between states and municipalities that are separately suing the opioid industry, U.S. District Judge Dan Polster has removed lawyers that represent both states and cities from any role in negotiating a potential class action settlement of opioid claims.
Judge allows Rhode Island's opioid suit to go forward despite public nuisance precedent
Politicians and regulators should admit when the limits they’re setting on chemicals known as PFAS aren’t products of scientific consensus but rather the results of the political process, a scientist/law professor says.